History After Hours
Our History After Hours series returns with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits including timed screenings of Washington's War Tent.
Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online or at the door.
January 22, 2019
Take a costume challenge to upstage Elizabeth Schuyler’s big night out! See if your feet are fancy in 18th-century dances and make a lasting first impression from across the room in Hamilton Was Here.
February 19, 2019
Who tells your story? Archaeologists lay out the groundwork for discovering how the roots of Philadelphia’s vibrant African American community found liberty in local sites. Learn about how unexpected stories can be unearthed from places like cemeteries, buildings, and maps.
March 19, 2019
Feel like playing with fire? Learn why some legacy-making women, like Eliza Hamilton, burned their letters and which celebrity gossip still makes us wonder. Think like a historian and ask an archivist about the significance of saving stuff. Snoop for secrets in the galleries of women who charted their own course.
April 16, 2019
Risk financial ruin and learn who went for total monopoly in this game of life during a high stakes game night inspired by Benjamin Franklin’s favorite certainties.
May 21, 2019
What astronomical means did it take to survive a soldier’s life at sea? Make a telescope onboard the privateer ship and hope the stars align in your favor.
June 18, 2019
Spill some ink and learn how Valley Forge drillmaster and author General von Steuben mustered a rag-tag army and became a revolutionary leader in more ways than one. Mixing printmaking, politics and the personal, this evening of self-expression celebrates the contributions of LGBTQ people in the ongoing Revolution.
July 23, 2019
Where did Hamilton and Burr go wrong in love and war? Learn how to be offensive but avoid a duel in ten easy steps. Select your second, bolster your spirits, and see if you can survive a competitive gallery game night that puts your friendship to the test.
August 20, 2019
The Museum’s AmRevHQ website connects many historic sites in our area. Join us for a night of storytelling presented by regional sites and battlefields, all located within a day’s trip.